Governor Rick Scott Holds Ceremonial Bill Signing to Celebrate Washington Nationals and Houston Astros New Spring Training Facility

On July 6, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott held a ceremonial bill signing for House Bill 1213. The legislation further advances a new spring training facility which will be home to the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros. This year, Governor Scott announced that the two teams will remain in Florida for the next 30 […]

Gov. Scott Announces Avid Technology Expansion to Create 100 Jobs in Boca Raton

On July 6, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Avid Technology, a provider of audio and video technology for the media and entertainment industry, will expand its North American administrative headquarters to Boca Raton. The expansion is planned to take place over the next three years, ultimately creating 100 jobs and $2.6 million in […]

Gov. Scott Announces New United Technologies Customer Experience Center to Create 380 Jobs

On July 6, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that United Technologies will expand in Florida with the development of a new world-class customer showcase for its industry-leading building products. The UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings will bring 380 jobs and a capital investment of $115 million to the region. Governor Scott said, “I […]

Gov. Scott Selects Chef Jim Shirley to Represent Florida at Great American Seafood Cook-Off

On July 1, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

~ Chef Jim’s Entry Will Spotlight Fresh Florida Seafood Dish ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Chef Jim Shirley will represent Florida at the 12th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off.  The event, designed to spotlight America’s best seafood communities and chefs, is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015. Governor Scott said, “Florida has […]

Gov. Scott Announces International Mulch Company to Open Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in Suwannee County

On July 1, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

Project will create more than 15 new jobs with a capital investment of $700,000 LIVE OAK, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that International Mulch Company (IMC), the global leader in 100 percent recycled rubber products for landscaping and playground applications, has opened its fourth manufacturing and distribution facility in Suwannee County. The expansion […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES $80,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced $80,000 in defense grants for Miami-Dade County. The funding will be used to support United States Southern Command and Homestead Air Reserve Base. This effort will work to sustain the defense industry’s $5.1 billion economic impact in Miami-Dade County. Governor Scott said, “America’s military have protected our […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $600,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR THE TAMPA BAY AREA

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced more than $600,000 in defense grants for the Tampa Bay area. This includes: The Tampa/ Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and the Tampa Defense Alliance were jointly awarded $90,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment Grant Program. The Tampa Bay Defense Alliance will also […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $155,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR CENTRAL FLORIDA

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced more than $155,000 in defense grants for Central Florida. This includes: The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast in Brevard County was awarded $75,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment Grant Program. Orange County was awarded $83,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment Grant Program. Governor Scott said, “We are […]

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced more than $1 million in defense grants for Northeast Florida. This includes: Clay County was awarded $160,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs and $400,000 through the Florida Defense Support Task Force. Jacksonville was awarded $464,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. Governor […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES $400,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR BAY COUNTY

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

BAY COUNTY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Bay County was awarded $280,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. The funding will be used to support and sustain Naval Support Activity Panama City and Tyndall Air Force Base, with its $2.6 billion in defense economic impact in Bay County. Governor Scott […]